Behind the Screen: who drives innovation in high-rise construction?

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Singapore Theatre
Glyn Davis Building
Parkville Campus, University of Melbourne

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  • Panel Discussion

For more than a century, skyscrapers have been catalysts of progress for the construction industry. What is the next frontier of progress and who are the key players of technological innovation in high-rise today?

The Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne and the Melbourne Committee of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat are pleased to launch the evening talk 'Behind the Screen'. This event will give attendees the opportunity to discuss and appreciate the role of specialist contractors as drivers of change and productivity in the construction of tall buildings. Technical experience, case studies, and a panel discussion seeking insight into the future of tall buildings will be gathered from market leaders in the fields of formwork systems (Doka Lubeca), facades (Yuanda Australia) and building services (Richstone Group).

Speakers and Panel
Alexander Macho, Head of Sales, Doka Australia
Kevin Will, Director – Construction, Yuanda Australia
Shannon Egglestone, Director, Richstone Group
Chair: Giorgio Marfella, University of Melbourne